NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (IT&M) of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems has undergone important updates for 2023. To share more about these changes to NFPA 25, Telgian fire protection expert Russ Leavitt will present the Fire Smarts webinar, “NFPA 25 2023 Edition Update” on January 12, 2023 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern.
During the course, Levitt will explore the scope and purpose of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. He will also review the major revisions made to the standard for the 2023 edition, including the latest information regarding updated definitions, remote inspection and testing of systems, testing of sprinklers, and the use of nitrogen in dry and preaction systems. Special emphasis will be placed on the new guidance for classifying conditions found while conducting inspections, tests, and maintenance.
Upon completion, attendees will be able to explain the scope and purpose of NFPA 25, and locate and identify major revisions to the 2023 edition of the standard. In addition, participants will be able to define deficiencies and impairments, as well as effectively use the guidance found Table A.3.3.8 for classifying conditions found while conducting ITM activities.
About Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS
Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS is the Executive Chair of Telgian Holdings, Inc. With over 42 years of experience, he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation. In addition, he is Chair of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors. Leavitt is the former Chair of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria technical committee and continues to serve on the committee along with the NFPA 13 Installation committee, as well as the NFPA 3, NFPA 4 909, and 914 technical committees.
As a sought-after speaker and presenter, he is a senior instructor for AFSA, Fire Smarts, and NFPA and conducts fire and life safety seminars nationally and internationally on a variety of related subjects. Leavitt has also authored industry training materials and numerous articles such as Fire Safety Codes and Standards: What You Need to Know and Understanding Fire Protection Classifications, International Fire Sprinkler Opportunity and AFSA’s ITM Inspector Development Program and online hydraulic calculations series.
To learn more and register for the NFPA 25 2023 Edition Update Webinar, please visit Fire Smarts.
For media and interview inquiries with Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS or additional information about Telgian, please contact Susan McNeill, Corporate Communications Manager, Telgian Holdings, Inc., at email@example.com.